January 17, 2020

Kristine Hankins’ article, “Why Are Companies Sitting on So Much Cash?”, co-authored with Mitchell Petersen (Northwestern), was published in the Harvard Business Review.

December 16, 2019

University of Kentucky long snapper Blake Best has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America first team.

November 20, 2019

Will Gerken and former PhD student, Marc Painter were mentioned in the Wall Street Journal. Painter also presented the paper at Columbia Business School.

September 18, 2019

On Friday, September 13, Kristine Hankins presented "Corporate Responses to Stock Price Fragility" (co-authored with Richard Friberg, Stockholm School of Economics, and Itay Goldstein, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania) at Syracuse University. 

September 16, 2019

Gatton's Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods has launched an exciting new opportunity for first-year students. Wall Street Scholars is a competitive experience open to no more than 30 freshmen students. It includes an accelerated curriculum enhanced by co-curricular activities and soft skill development. The experience is open to first-year students who would consider choosing or adding finance as a pre-major, major, or co-major. 

August 19, 2019

Will Gerken was cited by SEC commissioner Robert Jackson in his public statement on the Final Rules Governing Investment Advice Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI). In it, Jackson states that, "The well-known study shows that conflicted advice is the kind that leads to fraud that can hurt investors." 

August 16, 2019

Ram Pakath’s article, “Numerical, Secondary Big Data Quality Issues, Quality Threshold Establishment, & Guidelines for Journal Policy Development,” authored jointly with Anita Lee-Post, is forthcoming in Decision Support Systems.

August 08, 2019

Congratulations to Andrew Buskill, Bryce Kushner, Connor McKee and Graham Sparks on being awarded scholarships for the December 2019 CFA exam. This exam is the first step in earning the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential; the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world.

More information about Gatton's CFA University Affiliation Program and exam scholarships is available here.   

July 31, 2019

Kristine Hankins delivered the keynote lecture at the Dayton Summer Finance Workshop on July 26.

July 16, 2019

Leonce Bargeron’s paper “Why do Firms Disagree with Short Sellers? Managerial Myopia Versus Private Information”, co-authored with Alice Bonaime, has been accepted for publication at the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.